Winter Activities

Free/Low Cost Activities in Minnesota As you spend time with your new-to-country friends, here are some ideas of fun things to do together: Winter sports: sledding, cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, ice skating, ice fishing St. Paul Winter Carnival Lake Harriet Winter Kite Festival Science Museum of MN

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Refugee Crisis Update – Winter 2019

Refugee Crisis Update Winter 2019 Refugees and U.S. Policy: Tens of thousands of refugees continue to be impacted by current U.S. resettlement policies. We believe as a country we can have safety and compassion: The White House lowered the ceiling on the number of refugees who can

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Gratitude for our Partners

Gratitude for our Partners As a friend of Arrive Ministries you understand the plight of refugees throughout history and can identify with their suffering, resiliency, and determination. Despite changes taking place in the United States in the arena of refugee resettlement, we have seen growth, ongoing ministry

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Refugee Crisis Update October – November 2018

Refugee Crisis Update October-November 2018 Refugees and U.S. Policy: Tens of thousands of refugees continue to be impacted by current U.S. resettlement policies. We believe we as a country can have safety and compassion. The White House lowered the ceiling on the number of refugees who can come

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August Newsletter

August 2018 News Program Update Immigration Legal Services (ILS) program is on pace to assist 1,300 beneficiaries by September 30 Somali Adult Literacy Training (SALT) Since January 1, the program has conducted trainings and mobilized more than 70 new volunteers in locations such as Willmar, St. Cloud, East

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Welcoming the Stranger; a Biblical Perspective on Immigration

On August 2nd, Arrive Ministries hosted a seminar called “Welcoming the Stranger.” More than 350 people heard a message of compassion and justice for immigrants and refugees shared by Matthew Soerens, co-author of “Welcoming the Stranger.”  Who is my neighbor? When Jesus was asked “Who are my neighbors?” Jesus

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Refugee Crisis Update – August 2018

Refugee Crisis Update August 2018 Refugees and U.S. Policy: Tens of thousands of refugees continue to be impacted by current U.S. resettlement policies. We believe we can have safety and compassion: The White House lowered the number of refugees who can come to the U.S. to a

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Why we defend — and still foster — the American dream

Why we defend — and still foster — the American dream As refugee resettlement policies shift under the current administration, our agencies remain committed to preparing the way for deserving new Minnesotans.  In 1931, businessman and historian James Truslow Adams published a book called “The Epic of

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